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MCN Learning: Misinformation

Recently I came a across an article with the title “Most Nurses Say Their Hospital is Not Safe.” I could not believe this title since so many hospitals have extensive safety programs in place. I needed to read through the … Continue reading

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CMS Proposes Additional Reforms to Reduce Regulatory Burden

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), in response to President Obama’s call on federal agencies to modify and streamline regulations on business is proposing several more (See StayAlert notice published on May 11, 2012 for a review of … Continue reading

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Incident Reporting for PHI Disclosures

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act requires that organizations include, as a part of a comprehensive HIPAA compliance plan, training for employees on how to report incidents of potential or suspected patient privacy violations.  Examples of such incidents include, … Continue reading

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